Love the Pain - Cartoon

Lately I've been thinking of the pain that I've been through at all my jobs. From co-workers to bosses to tedious tasks. Each experience has helped create me. There are some days where I miss standing for 8 hours a day checking people's items out at K-mart. It was a job that wasn't suited to me at all, but I miss the ...

Work Happiness Tip – Buy a Plant

I was having a rough day at work. I couldn’t seem to get any words strung together to teach you about work happiness. How could I teach you when I wasn’t feeling it? I couldn’t give up that easily! Then I realized what I did when I first sat down. I got a cup of water, was about to sip ...

Why France Telecom Suicides Never Should Have Happened

You may have heard about the 24 employees at France Telecom who committed suicide because work was too stressful. I’ve been thinking a lot about this problem. Many employees are afraid to speak up for fear of being fired or looked down upon by their peers. France Telecom is going through a restructuring in order to stand out competitive communication ...

Work Happy Tip – Go Hug a Tree

You don’t literally need to hug a tree, but…I mean if you really want to, go right ahead. I just want you to get in tune with your senses. When was the last time you smelled a flower? Been a while? When you step outside of your comfort zone and do something like hug a tree, you’ll be surprised by ...

Hard, Fun and Beautiful – Creative Pen Edition

(Can’t see the video? Then try watching it at Work Happy Now - Hard, Fun and Beautiful – Creative Pen Edition) Where we are free to talk about the hard, the fun, and the beautiful of our work week. Ahhhh, my cold has subsided and I can function again. What a relief to be healthy again. It’s funny how quickly we ...